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A subject guide for Psychology from Queen Margaret University

Your Liaison Librarian

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Lauren Smith


This subject guide provides information about the key resources for studying Psychology. It includes useful information about:

► Study Skills for book titles on general study skills, critical thinking, assignments and essay writing

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias where you can look up concepts and terminology

Topics for recommended book titles and current articles from core journal titles

Searching for Books for information about finding materials in the library catalogue

Searching for Journal Articles for guidance on finding journals about Psychology, or specific articles

New Research for recently published materials in Psychology

Referencing for guidance on using the QMU APA referencing style

As the Liaison Librarian for Psychology, I will be involved in your course to help you learn how to find and use resources for your studies. I am here to help, so please feel free to get in touch with any questions or problems.

ELS workshops

The Effective Learning Service (ELS) offer guidance and support to all students who wish to develop their academic writing and study skills. Their aim is to help you become as self-reliant as possible as you progress through your degree programmes here at QMU.  Check out their workshop timetable below.

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